An Amusing Perspective

While the pond in Yard 4 has a gentle incline and is shallow along the edges, the pond in Yard 5 has one side where it gets deep very quickly.…

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Rana is Getting Fuzzy

Rana is getting hairy! She is 62, which means she has already outlived most captive elephants in the Americas. And now her body is doing some new senior things. Rana…

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Taking Turns In the Pond

When Maia, Rana, and Mara are sharing space, there are many days when it feels like they spend the entire day taking turns in the pond. Our team will check…

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Word of the Day: Heterothermy

Toward the end of last week, we had a cold snap. It doesn’t get cold here frequently – and just to be clear, when we say cold, we mean 60*F…

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She Has a Full Schedule. Of Naps. ?

  Maia continues to be very busy with her full schedule of naps. The other day at dinner, Shirlei remarked how all the elephants were sleepy except for Maia. When…

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